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The Chardonnay grape is one of the most widely planted white grape varieties in the world.

The origin of the Chardonnay is in Burgundy, France, and has an incredible variety of aromatic components depending on the soil and climate where it is grown and produce good quality wines when grown with relatively high yields and outstanding wines when yields is kept low. The Chardonnay is also used in the making of some of the best sparkling wines of the world, from Champagne to Franciacorta, and has great ageing capacity.

Italy has a long tradition for growing Chardonnay and today is produced more or less everywhere in the country with some of the best chardonnay wines coming from Piedmont, Friuli, Veneto, Trentino, Valle d'Aosta, Tuscany and Sicily.